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Meeting No. 5
Tuesday, November 26, 2013

The Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage met at 8:45 a.m. this day, in Room 228, La Promenade Building, the Chair, Gordon Brown, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Ray Boughen, Gordon Brown, Hon. Stéphane Dion, Matthew Dubé, Rick Dykstra, Jim Hillyer, François Lapointe, Chungsen Leung, Irene Mathyssen, Pierre Nantel, Blake Richards and Terence Young.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: Michael Dewing, Analyst; Marion Ménard, Analyst. House of Commons: Christine Holke David, Procedural Clerk.


Witnesses: Biathlon Canada: Christopher Lindsay, Director, High Performance. Canada Snowboard Federation: Steven Hills, Executive Director. B2ten: JD Miller, President. Speed Skating Canada: Ian Moss, Chief Executive Officer. Skate Canada: Daniel Thompson, Chief Executive Officer; Elizabeth Manley-Theobald, Olympic Silver Medalist. Canadian Luge Association: Tim Farstad, Executive Director.

Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Tuesday, November 19, 2013, the Committee resumed its study of Canada's Preparations for the 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi.

Christopher Lindsay, Steven Hills and JD Miller made statements and answered questions.


At 9:45 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 9:50 a.m., the sitting resumed.


Ian Moss, Daniel Thompson, Elizabeth Manley-Theobald and Tim Farstad made statements and answered questions.


At 10:47 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Emma-Leigh Boucher
Clerk of the Committee

2013/11/28 8:21 a.m.